New Wetland & Walking Track at Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve
The new Wetland project is now open to explore, along with the new Nature Play Space and Kaurna Reflection Area, at Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve.
The Kensington Gardens Reserve Project, located in the south-east corner of Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve, was officially opened by Premier Steven Marshall on […]
New Wetland & Walking Track at Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve
Kensington Wama Mukangka/Nature Play Space
The new Nature Play Space and Kaurna Reflection Area are now open at Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve
The Kensington Gardens Reserve Project, located in the south-east corner of Kensington Wama/Kensington Gardens Reserve, was officially opened by Premier Steven Marshall on 18 January 2022. The impressive new play space with nature play features […]
Sam Willoughby International BMX Facility
The Sam Willoughby International BMX Facility will open on 22 January with the Summer Showdown 2022 AusCycling BMX National Rounds.
The new Sam Willoughby International BMX Facility is South Australia’s only international-standard BMX track. It will be part of a major sports precinct in the south, including a new $7 million southern […]
[ January 8, 2022 to January 22, 2022. ]
Pop Up Wheel Park in Felixstow
A dedicated wheel park is popping up in Felixstow during the January school holidays.
Take along your favourite set of wheels, be it a bike, scooter or skates, and enjoy a fun and free day out thanks to the Norwood, Payneham & St Peters council.
Located at 69 Briar Rd, Felixstow, don’t […]
Adelaide Park Lands Trail
The Adelaide Park Lands Trail is a 19.5km loop around the city that families can explore by foot or on bikes.
The City of Adelaide is surrounded by beautiful park lands and there is a family friendly trail 19.5km long that loops right around the city. You can choose to explore all […]
Happy Valley Reservoir Reserve in SA is Now Open for Recreational Fun
by Brooke Hendry
After 120 years, they’ve finally opened the gates to Happy Valley Reservoir Reserve, and it’s one to put on your SA must visit list.
Happy Valley Reservoir Reserve is located only 35 minutes from the Adelaide CBD in the Southern suburb of Happy […]
Road & Cycle Safety Centre Opening to the Public in January 2022
The Road & Cycle Safety Centre, located on Hazel Grove in Ridgehaven, is undergoing a $500,000 makeover to provide FREE public access.
The Road & Cycle Safety Centre makes learning how to ride fun for children of all ages. The enclosed open space has a […]
SA Councils Hiking, Cycling & Walking Trails, Parks & Gardens
South Australia has fantastic walking, hiking and cycling trails, parks and gardens plus sporting and community facilities that are maintained by our local councils. These facilities provide space for friends, families and community groups to keep healthy and spend quality time together.
Our social activities, gatherings and […]
Clare Bike Park Upgrade
The Trail Collective in collaboration with the Clare & Gilbert Valley Council have revealed their plans for a bike park in Clare.
The Trail Collective creates global scale dirt trails, BMX play spaces, bike parks and pump tracks tailored for a variety of bike disciplines. Based in Adelaide with over a combined experience […]
[ November 6, 2021; ]
Get Stoked! Edithburgh
Lighthouse Youth Projects Inc are heading to Edithburgh. Go along for a day of BMX tricks, tips and fun for all ages.
This November, Lighthouse Youth Projects will be bringing their GET STOKED! community ride day to Edithburgh. There will be BMX demos, bike to ride and tunes. Learn some new skills and even make […]
SAPOL Road Safety Centre, Bonython Park – Port Road, Adelaide
by Sharon Harrington
We love visiting the SAPOL Road Safety Centre! It is the perfect spot for kids to practice riding their bikes.
The space is fully enclosed and free from cars, which makes it a really safe place for young kids to ride. It even has real […]
[ August 17, 2021 to October 25, 2021. ]
Free Pump Track #rideburnside
The City of Burnside has an ‘all wheels – all ages’ pump track which is available to use for free at various locations throughout the council area.
The pump track initially arrived on site at the Burnside Civic Centre in February 2020 as part of a 12 month trial across four locations in the […]
[ July 2, 2021; ]
Get Stoked! Balaklava
After having a great time in March, Lighthouse Youth Projects are packing the trailer and heading back up to take over the Balaklava Skate Park.
There will be BMX demos, music, a free BBQ and donuts. Go along and learn some new skills and even make some great new mates. There will be a limited […]
[ June 12, 2021 to June 13, 2021. ]
Melrose Fat Tyre Festival
Bike Melrose invites you to Melrose for two days of mountain biking, food, music and family-friendly fun.
By supporting this iconic South Australian cycling event, the Fat Tyre Festival is able to exist. The Melrose trail network is built and maintained by passionate people, largely by hand. Registration fees go to help Bike […]
[ April 11, 2021; ]
Murraylands Cycle Speedway Come & Try Free Race Day
Cycle Speedway also known as ‘Skid Kids’ involves racing around a Dolomite track for 2-4 laps against 3-6 other riders.
Murraylands Cycle Speedway is a not for profit community sporting club. Cycle Speedway is an inclusive international sport – suitable for boys and girls, men and women.
This will […]
[ April 22, 2021; ]
Get Stoked BMX Riding Demos & Bikes to Come and Try
During this school holidays, the Lighthouse Youth Projects crew will be bringing their Get Stoked bike party to Suffolk Rd Reserve on Thursday 22 April.
Enjoy a day of BMX demos, music and fun times. Get your mates together, session the trails and maybe even learn […]
Head to the Hills for some mountain biking fun at Aston Hills trail park in Mount Barker.
by Katrina Gogel
Aston Hills trail park opened in 2019 and is an exciting collaboration between the Mount Barker District Council, Lanser and TrailScapes. The mountain bike park was designed to respect and fit its environment and provides users with […]
[ March 28, 2021; ]
Enjoy, Explore, Preserve at Myponga Reservoir
Myponga Reservoir on-water access for kayaking available from 28 March 2021.
In April 2019, Myponga Reservoir Reserve became ours to enjoy with access for land-based recreational activities, which was then extended with an extra 3km of new trails. Shoreline fishing is also available with a permit, plus the fishing zone was then […]
A country bike ride along the Amy Gillett Bikeway
The Amy Gillett bikeway is a specially built bike trail which runs from Oakbank, through Woodside and Charleston to Mount Torrens in the Adelaide Hills.
The bikeway was built to honour the memory of Amy Gillett, a member of the Australian women’s cycling team who was tragically killed […]
Skate Parks Rejuvenation
Repairs and rejuvenation of the Elizabeth and Munno Para Skate Parks has been planned for expected completion in 2021.
Originally expected to be completed by March 2021, the contractor has been unavoidably detained so the rejuvenation works have been delayed. Stay tuned on the City of Playford Facebook for updates regarding the new commencement date.
The contractors […]
Point Turton Nature Playspace and Bike Track
The Point Turton Nature Playspace and Bike Track on the Yorke Peninsula was upgraded and re-opened in 2019. It’s a great regional playground in this small seaside town, just up the road from the Point Turton Caravan Park, with the beach right in front.
The wonderful nature inspired playspace has […]
The third stage of the Sturt River Linear Park Master Plan has recently been completed in Coromandel Valley, inspired by the area’s rich history and natural environment.
The master plan was developed in 2005 by the former Adelaide and Mount Lofty Natural Resources Management Board—now Green Adelaide. It forms an integral part of Adelaide’s Metropolitan Open […]
Paradise Skate Park Redevelopment
Campbelltown City Council is developing a Master Plan for a proposed $2-$2.5m redevelopment of the existing Paradise Skate Park to a Recreation Plaza.
The proposed design by the The Trail Collective is expected to have skate, BMX and other wheels features as well as other active elements such as parkour and nature play.
New Skate Park to be built in the City of Adelaide
Adelaide is set to receive a new $3 million skate park to be delivered by the government and Adelaide City Council. Due to be completed in 2021, it will be integrated into the Gladys Elphick Park/Narnungga (Park 25).
Update 22 January 2021
Construction on the new skate […]
[ October 10, 2020; ] [caption id="attachment_140042" align="alignnone" width="630"] Boardwalk on the Steub Trail (Credit: Walking SA)[/caption]
Steub Trail to Mt Lofty Summit, Cleland Conservation Park Officially Opened
Ever wanted to hike to the Mt Lofty Summit without the steep incline? This new trail is for you. The 3.8-kilometre Steub Trail begins at Cleland Wildlife Park and gently climbs through forest woodlands on […]
[ October 18, 2020; November 15, 2020; December 20, 2020; ]
Sunday Sessions at the Mount Barker Skate Park
Want to learn how to skate or scooter?
Learn from accredited coach, Darryl Harvey, at the Sunday Sessions program at Mount Barker Skate Park. Programs are based around skill development, challenging yourself and skatepark etiquette.
Skateboard, scooter and BMX sessions are held on the third Sunday of the month. Make […]
Reservoir Reserves Open for Public Access in South Australia for a Fun Family Day Out.
Some of South Australia’s reservoirs are now much more accessible and feature scenic walking and cycling trails, or access for kayaking and fishing. Other reservoirs offer amazing views and picnic areas.
Many reservoirs are located within a one hour drive from Adelaide […]
Explore the largest nature-based playspace in Adelaide’s south, at Wilfred Taylor Reserve.
By Brooke Hendry
Parents – load up that picnic basket and get ready for a treat! Wilfred Taylor Reserve, in Morphett Vale, is now open. Families, go in and roam, explore and play at what is now the largest nature-based playspace in the south of […]
[ July 16, 2020; ]
SK8 Girls Beginners Skateboarding Session
The City of Charles Sturt is hosting a girls only skateboarding session during the July school holidays.
Suitable for girls aged 12-18 years, they will learn how to skateboard in this girls only beginner session at the new St Clair Skate Park. Kids will be required to bring their own helmet […]
[ July 9, 2020; ]
SK8 Boys Beginners Skateboarding Session
The City of Charles Sturt is hosting a boys only skateboarding session during the July school holidays.
Suitable for boys aged 12-18 years, they will learn how to skateboard in this boys only beginner session at the new St Clair Skate Park. Kids will be required to bring their own helmet and […]
Development of Morton Road Sports and Community Hub in Christie Downs
The Roger Rasheed Sports Foundation (RRSF) and the City of Onkaparinga have teamed up with the state government and the local community to deliver a multi-million dollar sports and recreation hub in Adelaide’s south.
The $3.1 million Morton Road Sports and Community Hub in Christie Downs […]
Tapa Martinthi Yala Shared Use Path – Second Section Now Open
The second section of the Tapa Martinthi Yala Shared Use Path which runs alongside the Northern Connector motorway has now opened. This means people are now able to ride their bike, or walk, from Gawler to Port Adelaide (all off road).
The final section of the […]
Angaston to Nuriootpa Track – Walk & Cycle through the Barossa
The Angaston to Nuriootpa Track is a high quality trail designed for both walking and cycling in the heart of the Barossa Valley. With a smooth bitumen surface perfect for bike riding, the trail is wider than traditional paths so walkers and cyclists travelling in opposite […]
Hiking and biking at Mitcham’s Randell Park Reserve – Review
Sea views and quarry cliff faces are just a few of the things you’ll encounter at this reserve along the Mitcham Trail Network.
by Carla Caruso
There is nothing better than discovering new places to explore near home – and Randell Park Reserve is one I recently added […]
Kurangga Park BMX Bike Track
Located at the corner of Unley Road & Greenhill Rd, Adelaide at Blue Gum Park / Kurangga (Park 20)
For some families, it’s not as easy (or safe) for kids to just jump on their bikes and ride off down the street anymore like we did as kids (back in the old… […]
Angaston Mountain Bike Trail at Barossa Adventure Station
A one-way 1km trail in the heart of the Barossa, the loop incorporates a range of fun features such as rollers, berms, a wall ride, and timber bridge to improve your riding skills.
TrailScapes completed the design and construction of the Angaston Mountain Bike Trail for The Barossa Council […]
[ February 22, 2020; ]
Tangari Trails Opening Jam in Woodcroft
Young BMX and mountain biking enthusiasts will love the new dirt jump site at Tangari Regional Park, located on the corner of Pine and Pimpala Roads at Woodcroft.
A project combining the City of Onkaparinga and the local community, the council responded when they noticed the community had been maintaining the jumps and […]
Aston Hills Adventure Trail Park in Mt Barker
The Aston Hills Adventure Trail Park is a collaboration between Lanser, the Mount Barker District Council and TrailScapes, providing a comprehensive network of outdoor mountain bike trails to suit all ages and riding abilities.
Adelaide company Trailscapes is an international trail builder with an impressive portfolio of projects, and […]
Goolwa Skate Park New Pump Track
The seaside town of Goolwa in South Australia now has a brand new asphalt pump track, designed and constructed by TrailScapes (in front of the skate park).
The new pump track will be a great new attraction for the area. Being asphalt means it’s a nice smooth surface and suitable for […]
The Mount Compass Recreation Park Bike Park & Pump Track is now open
The Mount Compass Recreation Park incorporates a state of the art skate park, pumping new BMX track and open play space for families to enjoy.
Above the impressive skate park bowl there is a sheltered spectator viewing area, including picnic table to overlook the spills, […]